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High Platforms, High Safety Standards, but Above all Family

A Tribute to LSSI founder Simon “Porfirio” Simoes

Link Scaffold Services Inc. (LSSI) has always been a family owned and -operated company. Started in March 2001 by the Simões family (which is of Portuguese heritage), the safety oriented, cost-efficient scaffold solutions company celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2011. Joao (Johnny) Simões, LSSI’s current president, took over in the spring of 2011 from his father, Porfirio (Simon) Simões, who recently passed away on Nov. 17, 2011. Read More »

  • It takes team effort in producing the positive results, Engineering Solutions we're seeking in safety, quality and productivity - "Zero is Achievable." You and the Link Scaffold crew are very much part of the "Dow Chemical Canada Inc." team.


    - Tannas Ward
    Safetech Consulting
    On assignment to: Engineering Solutions- Dow Chemicals, Prentiss

  • On behalf of the Husky Construction Management Team on the Hanlsty HOT Stage 1 Project, I would link to thank LINK Scaffold Services Inc., and their field crews for their efforts on the WCS/CNRL line relocation project. Their commitment to safety, detail, and team effort they demonstrated with Pillar crews sand other site contractors does not go unnoticed by HUSKY. A job well executed with a zero incident rate. We look forward to working with LINK Scaffold Services Inc. in the future.


    - Vic Holm
    Hardisty Construction Manager
    Husky Energy

  • ...Our major service requirement involves erection of scaffold inside the furnace to facilitate repairs and inspections. Most recently we had a major unplanned outage requiring extensive scaffold. Link Scaffold Service Inc. provided us with prompt service with little lead-time notice and continued good service over the length of the shutdown regarding removal or relocation of the scaffold.


    - Kelvin Hilderbrant
    Production Supervisor
    Valley Power - Drayton Valley

  • Ledcor was responsible for the fabrication and assembly of 102 modules for the Nexen Long Lake SAGD Central Plant Facility and 42 modules for the OPTI Long Lake Upgrader Hydrocracker Silo. Ledcor in turn awarded the supply, installation and management of all required scaffolding and hoarding in its entirety to Link Scaffold Service Inc. LINK, under the management of Porfirio (Simon) Simoes (president), has demonstrated that they are very capable of managing a project of this size and nature.


    - Dwane Leffers
    Project Manager
    Ledcor Projects Inc.

  • We have used this company on several plant turn-a-rounds and would highly recommend them. Their staff is very professional and their service is second to none. We have been very pleased with their timely manner in which they conduct their business and look forward to doing business with them again in the future.


    - Mike Sprinkle
    Canadian Natural Resources